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Academics . Biomedical Art . Faculty

Biomedical Art Faculty

Thomas Nowacki

Thomas Nowacki

Title Associate Professor/Chair of Biomedical Art
Department Biomedical Art
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  BFA Thesis Research | Biomedical Art: Advanced Media Concepts | Biomedical Art: BFA Thesis | Biomedical Art: Interactive Narratives | BMA: Advanced Problems, Concepts, and Media | Graphic Design: Advanced Studio | Intro to Digital Biomedical Illustration | Natural Science + Zoological Illustration | Surgical Illustration + Media

Degree MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology; BFA, Baldwin-Wallace College

Thomas is the Chair of and Associate Professor in the Biomedical Art Department at CIA as well as Adjunct Professor in Anatomy at Case Western Reserve University. He is the founder and principal illustrator of Novie Studio, which produces accurate and aesthetically clear illustrations and 2D animations for print and digital publication as well as exhibit design for litigation. Thomas received his MFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Medical Illustration and is a Board Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI).

Elizabeth Halasz

Elizabeth Halasz

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Biomedical Art
Phone 216.421.7454

Courses  Anatomy for the Artist | Biomedical Art: Forensic Imaging + Modeling | Human Forms: Head, Hands, Feet | Image, Narrative, and Sequence

Degree BFA and MFA, Medical Illustration, The Cleveland Institute of Art. Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI)

Beth received her BFA and MFA in Medical Illustration from The Cleveland Institute of Art, where she was the first graduate student. As a medical illustrator for over 15 years, she is currently employed by the Cleveland Clinic as a staff medical illustrator. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member teaching medical sculpture at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Beth is an advisory board member to CIA’s Board of Directors.

Joseph Pangrace

Joseph Pangrace

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Biomedical Art
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Surgical Illustration + Media

David Schumick

David Schumick

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Biomedical Art
Phone 216.421.7454

Courses  Digital Color: Style + Representation in Science | Line: Information Visualization

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